A. Knowingly removing a tree without a permit issued by the City in accordance with this Chapter shall be considered a Class C misdemeanor offense, subject to the limitations of AMC 1.08.
B. Knowingly abusing, destroying, mutilating, electrifying, poisoning or contaminating any tree, shrub or plant in a public planting strip or on any other public property shall be considered a Class C misdemeanor offense, subject to the limitations of AMC 1.08.
C. Any violation of the requirements of this chapter, not addressed in A and B above, including violation of the terms and conditions of a permit, shall be a Class II violation as defined by AMC 1.08 and punishable as set forth in that section. (Ord. 3028, amended, 08/03/2010)